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Distribution path and Subregions of Costa Rica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Costa Rica
Taxonomy for Bombycidae (Silkworm Moths) in Costa Rica
Class
Costa Rica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 456 families, 6902 genera, 25265 species
Tree
Subclass
Costa Rica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 453 families, 6893 genera, 25252 species
Tree
Infraclass
Costa Rica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 431 families, 6787 genera, 24913 species
Tree
Superorder
Costa Rica
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 295 families, 5661 genera, 22295 species
Tree
Order
Costa Rica
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 61 families, 2333 genera, 9115 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Costa Rica
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 61 families, 2333 genera, 9115 species
Tree
Infraorder
Costa Rica
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 60 families, 2332 genera, 9112 species
Tree
Division
Costa Rica
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 57 families, 2329 genera, 9109 species
Tree
Section
Costa Rica
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 25 families, 1628 genera, 6690 species
Tree
Subsection
Costa Rica
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 21 families, 1503 genera, 6319 species
Tree
Superfamily
Costa Rica
Bombycoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Hawk-moths)
 5 families, 95 genera, 432 species
Tree
Family
Costa Rica
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) (Silkworm Moths) - Systematics
 6 genera, 20 species
Site
Tree
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Genera50    worldwide
Species579    worldwide
Common namesSilkworm Moths, Lappet moths, Silkworms
German namesEchten Spinner, Echte Spinner
Dutch namesEchte spinners
Finnish namesSilkkikehrääjät
AuthorLatreille, 1802
Distribution
Checklists

Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region


Fossils:

Cenozoic


Countries
Checklists
Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, USA, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam
Links and ReferencesBombycidae in bie.ala.org.au
Bombycidae in afromoths.net
Bombycidae in itis.gov
Bombycidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Bombycidae in Costa Rica
Andraca apodecta (Swinhoe, 1907)Info
Colla coelestis (Schaus, 1910)Info
Colla rhodope (Drury, 1782)Info
Epia casnonia (Druce, 1887)Info
Epia muscosa (Butler, 1878)Info
Phiditia cuprea (Kaye, 1901)Info
Phiditia lucernaria (Walker, 1866)Info
Quentalia cameloi (Schaus, 1939)Info
Quentalia chromana (Schaus, 1929)Info
Quentalia denticulata (Schaus, 1912)Info
Quentalia ephonia (Stoll, 1790)Info
Quentalia ficus (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)Info
Quentalia maevia (Druce, 1898)Info
Quentalia melchthala (Schaus, 1929)Info
Quentalia numalia (Schaus, 1929)Info
Quentalia subumbrata (Dognin, 1922)Info
Quentalia surynorta (Schaus, 1900)Info
Quentalia veca (Druce, 1887)Info
Rolepa innotabilis (Walker, 1865)Info
Rolepa nigrostriga (Schaus, 1920)Info
20 Species in Bombycidae for Costa Rica listed
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
DivisionDitrysia
Moths, Butterflies, Skippers
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyBombycoidea
Hawk-moths
FamilyBombycidae
Silkworm Moths, Lappet moths, Silkworms
AuthorLatreille, 1802

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